Exercises instill care for themselves, for others, and for the
environment. This activities include many of the tasks children
see as part of the daily life in their home, such as washing,
pouring, sweeping, polishing, etc. Elements of human conviviality
are introduced with the exercises of grace and courtesy. These
activities help the child to concentrate, improve hand-eye coordination,
develop muscular coordination, enabling movement and the exploration
of their surroundings.
materials are tools for development. It provides the child with
sensori-motor activities which have been systematically planned
for the five senses (touch, smell, see, listen and taste) and
so permit the child to form new concepts through experience and
exercise. Many of the materials provide the child with both direct
and indirect experience in the field of Mathematics, Reading,
Science and Music. It also helps to develop the child's visual,
auditory and tactile senses.
learn the phonetic sounds of the letters by using sandpaper letters
and moveable alphabet. The sandpaper letters allow the child to
feel and see the alphabet, while the moveable alphabet leads the
child towards reading.
mathematics materials help the child learn and understand mathematical
concepts by working with concrete materials. The early materials
are designed to teach the very basics, such as the quantity and
symbols of the numbers one to ten. Moving toward the more advanced
materials, bead bars teach concepts ranging from units, tens,
hundreds, and thousands, to addition, subtraction, multiplication
includes History, Geography, Science, Arts, and Music. Children
learn about other cultures, nature, past and present, and this
allows their innate respect and love for their environment to
flourish, creating a sense of solidarity with the global human
family and its habitat.
introduction to movement and music through a variety of methods.
The children learn the concepts of dance (space, time, energy,
etc.) while developing their locomotor, non-locomotor and creative
skills. Class includes exploration of rhythm through musical games
and the use of precussion instruments, body awareness, the use
of space, exploration of different locomotor and non-locomotor
movements, sensory contrast, mime and movement stories.
will be introduced to simple experiments in volume, heat, solutions,
will learn basic French conversations through songs, stories and
circle time, children will discuss the monthly theme, share interesting
items, events, pictures, songs, stories and games.
local community services and farm.
will have the opportunity to play in the playground if weather